Senecio crassulus

Thick-Leaved Groundsel

Several erect stems on hairless plant. Leaves thick, succulent, toothed. Lower leaves 2–5 in. long, oval, with petioles; upper stem leaves clasping stem. Inflorescence branched, with few to several stalks, yellow flower heads. Flower heads hold 8 ray flowers surrounding 1/4–1/2 in. center of disk flowers. Grows in moist meadows, open forests, rocky places, in subalpine and alpine.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 8--26 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, East-Side Forest, Alpine, Subalpine
  • Found In: Steens, Blue Mountains, Strawberry Mountains
  • Native: Yes

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